If you love to entertain, love to grill, and love to dine alfresco, then a…
More and more homeowners in Maryland are opting to add an outdoor kitchen to their outdoor living space. And it’s no wonder. If you love to grill, love to entertain, and love the outdoors, you may spend more time in your outdoor kitchen than you do in your indoor one.
If you’re thinking about it, but still on the fence about whether the endeavor is a worthwhile investment, keep reading to learn more about the benefits.
1. It’s a Great Way to Entertain Outdoors
If you like to entertain, and love to hold large parties, adding a custom outdoor kitchen is almost a no-brainer. Outdoor entertaining is easy when you have one or more grills, a cooktop, a sink, a refrigerator, a wine cooler, and an outdoor bar. You have everything you need to entertain right at your fingertips. No need to keep running back inside the house.
2. An Outdoor Kitchen Extends Your Living Space
For most of our clients, this factor is a big one. Extending your living space to the outdoors increases the possibilities, and increases your enjoyment of your home. With a kitchen and dining room outdoors, you’re set to eat al fresco in all but the coldest months. This is especially true if you opt for a covered kitchen – pavilions are hot right now – and add a heat source such as an outdoor fireplace or patio heater.
We utilize the highest-quality materials in your custom outdoor kitchen to flow seamlessly from your home. This includes:
- Granite countertops
- Outdoor-rated stainless steel appliances
- High-end grills and cooktops
- Natural stone and quality facades
3. Grilling is Good for Your Health
Most grilling recipes are better for your waistline and your overall health than fried foods. That’s because, for meat and poultry, most of the fat burns away when you grill it. And let’s face it – stuff just tastes better when you grill it. Throw some veggies on the grill to maximize flavor.
4. An Outdoor Kitchen Can Lower Utility Costs
Believe it or not, an outdoor kitchen can lower your utility costs. This is especially true if you use the oven and range a lot. By grilling outside with propane or charcoal, you’re not using the electricity or natural gas required to heat the stove and oven. You’re also not heating up the kitchen in the summertime, forcing your AC to work harder.
5. You Keep Your Indoor Kitchen Smelling Fresh
Have you ever cooked fish inside and the smell permeated your house for days? Grill or blacken that fish outside in your outdoor kitchen and the outdoor breeze carries any smell or fumes away.
6. An Outdoor Kitchen Adds to Your Home’s Resale Value
Chances are good that if you’re investing in a custom outdoor kitchen, you intend to stay in your home for a while. But life happens. You should know that adding an outdoor kitchen adds to your home’s resale value. When your home is compared to a similarly-sized home in the same condition as your home, you could see a 2% increase in the overall selling price. That’s according to a recent Zillow study on Home Features That Sell.
Related Reading: What You Need for the Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen
Make It Exceptional. Make It Woodfield.
You work hard. You deserve an exceptional experience when it comes to your outdoor living experience. That’s what we deliver. We design and build custom outdoor kitchens for clients throughout the Baltimore area, including Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Carroll County, Cecil County, Harford County, and Howard County. Schedule a call today.